Tuesday, July 10


The Sound and the Fury

An oral history of WFAN.


A Soccer Prodigy, at Home in Brazil

“Calça de veludo ou bunda de fora.” Why Neymar, one of the world’s best talents hasn’t taken the money and run.

Monday, July 9


The Love That Dares

Confronting homophobia in Uganda.


Sleeping with Cannibals

For days I've been slogging through a rain-soaked jungle in Indonesian New Guinea, on a quest to visit members of the Korowai tribe, among the last people on earth to practice cannibalism.

I Used to Love Her, But I Had to Flee Her

The psychic benefits of leaving New York.


In Conversation: Spike Lee

The director on Obama, the state of black cinema, the Knicks, the Nets, the tragedy of public education in America, gentrified New York and why he lives on the Upper East Side.

Sunday, July 8


We’re getting wildly differing assessments

A 7,000-word anatomy of the chaotic 9 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its health care ruling.


Playing Doc's Games

Surfing San Francisco with a true believer.

Part of our collection of stories on surfing for Slate.

A Month on the Town

A veteran critic reviews 32 shows in 30 days.

Saturday, July 7


Quite Likely the Worst Job Ever

The sewer hunters, or “toshers,” of 19th century London.

Knowing where to find the most valuable pieces of detritus was vital, and most toshers worked in gangs of three or four, led by a veteran who was frequently somewhere between 60 and 80 years old. These men knew the secret locations of the cracks that lay submerged beneath the surface of the sewer-waters, and it was there that cash frequently lodged.

Friday, July 6


Tiny Little Laws

An investigation into sexual violence on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.


The Worst Marriage in Georgetown

The murderous tale of Washington D.C. fabulist Albrecht Muth and his late wife Viola Drath.